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Mission

MAI’s responsibilities in the home affairs area:

  • It sets measures for safeguarding human fundamental rights and liberties, as well as for protecting the public and private property;
  • It organizes and develops, through specialized structures, activities for preventing and countering terrorism […]

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Departments
Objectives

All Member States chair the Council of the European Union for periods of six months on the basis of an agreed timetable. The Member States holding the Presidency work together in groups of three, called the „trio”. Romania was part of the Romania – Finland –  Croatia trio.

The Romanian Presidency of the EU Council (PRES) took place in the first six months of 2019.

The main tasks of the Presidency of the EU Council are:

a) managing the legislative process and institutional policy of the Council.
b) negotiating with the European Parliament, on behalf of the Council, of legal acts and political documents under ordinary legislative procedure, called co-decision.
c) representing the Council in relations with other EU institutions, third countries, with EU citizens, NGOs, etc.

At national level, the coordination of PRES preparation and exercise activities is ensured by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs trough the Minister Delegate for European Affairs.

Romania’s accession to the Schengen Area is one of the most important strategic objectives after the integration among the Member States of the European Union. Romania has fulfilled successfully an evaluation process in several areas foreseen in the accession calendar and is ready to join the Schengen zone.

Accession to the Schengen area has as effect the lifting of controls between internal borders of Schengen Member States, which are fully applying the Schengen acquis, being created a single external border where checks are carried out according to a set of clear rules in the field of visas, migration, asylum, also measures related to police, judicial and customs cooperation. – For more details please visit the official website

D.E.S.

 

Department for Emergency Situations of MAI (D.E.S.) is the operational unit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in charge to coordinate, at the national level, all the activities related to preventing and tackling emergency situations, to ensuring and coordinating human, material and financial resources which are necessary to restore normality after risk situations. It also coordinates the professional medical assistance and first-aid activities carried out in the Emergency Rooms and Compartments until the patients reach the hospital. This department coordinates – at the operational level – territorial ambulance services, Emergency Rooms, as well as Salvamont public services